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Hots questions

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HOTS questions for teaching English Language for secondary school.

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  1. 1. TOPIC : Poem : Heir Conditioning LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Name one persona in the poem Understanding From the first stanza. We know that the persona cannot live without … Applying List the problems the present generations are facing Other than air-conditioning, faxes and electric fans, what are the other items that you cannot live without? List down. Analysing Which phrase in the poem shows that the grandfather is being sarcastic Evaluating If you do not have these gadgets, would your life be the same? Elaborate. Creating In 50 years, what are the gadgets your future grandchildren will be using? TOPIC : Poem : People LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Who is our Prime Minister? Understanding What has he done for the country? Applying List down all the previous PM? As a PM, what are the qualities you will apply in your life? Analysing Why does a country need a PM? Compare the role of a Head Prefect and a PM. Evaluating In your opinion, is it difficult to be a PM? If you are a PM, what would you plan for your country? Creating If you are the PM, what would you do to improve on our airline services and security system? Design a plan to develop our …….. TOPIC : Poem : In The Midst of Hardship LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What was the colour of the buffalo? Who returned home at dawn? Understanding Why did the parents search for the buffalo? What happened to their clothes? What does ‘on their brows there was no sign of despair’ mean? Applying If you were the parent, would you search for the buffalo in the flood. What will you do if you love one lost a precious thing? Analysing Why was the family still happy even though they did not find the buffalo? What are the similarities of the natural disasters in your hometown and in the poem? Evaluating Should one risk their lives to search for something valuable? What is the best way to overcome a disaster / problem? Creating Plan an evacuation system so that animals can be saved during natural disasters like the tsunami flood. What would happen to the son if they found
  2. 2. TOPIC : Health : Food Pyramid LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What can you see in the food pyramid? Understanding Can you describe the food pyramid? Applying List down one healthy menu for lunch based on the food pyramid Analysing How would you advise a friend who wants to practice balanced diet? Evaluating What will happen to a person who is practicing crash diet? Explain and elaborate. Creating Can you come out with a healthy Malaysian recipe based on the food pyramid? TOPIC : Poem : In the Midst of Hardship LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Who returned home at dawn? What happened to their clothes? Understanding What does ‘On their brows there was no sign of despair’ mean? Applying What are the problems / hardship you face as a student / teenager? Analysing What will you do if your loved one looses a precious thing? Evaluating What is the best way to overcome a problem? What would happen to the son if they found the albino dead? Creating Create a story about the search of a lost pet. TOPIC : Poem : A Fighter’s Lines LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Who is the poet / persona? Understanding What happen during the war? What happened to the old man now? Applying How are the soldier’s life different compared to ordinary people? Analysing What are the differences living in a war and in a peaceful country? Evaluating What would happen to us if we do not get freedom in our country? Creating Design a card to appreciate soldiers during Warrior’s Day. TOPIC : Poem : In the Midst of Hardship LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What was the couple searching for? When did the couple return home? Understanding Can you explain why the couple was not depressed although they could not find their son’s albino buffalo? Applying Give an example of how the couple suffered in the flood. Analysing Compare two types of hardship. Evaluating What is the proof of the couple’s love for their son? Creating Plan a program to help flood victims. TOPIC : Novel : Step by Wicked Step – Anne Fine LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Who are the 5 characters in the novel? Understanding What are the reasons that cause the house to be in darkness? Applying Why did the children regard the house to be haunted? Analysing If you were one of the characters how would you have felt in the house? Evaluating Do you think that the house is haunted? Why? Creating Relate a story or experience with ghost or haunted houses
  3. 3. TOPIC : Short Story : QWERTYUIOP LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Identify the main characters. Understanding Why did Lucy Beck need the job badly? Applying How did Lucy solve the problem with Miss Broome? Analysing Identify the main events in the story. Evaluating How did Lucy manage to convince Miss Broome to leave? Creating You are the boss of the company, what are the qualities you would look for in your employees? TOPIC : Famous Personalities LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Do you know who is Siti Nurhaliza? Understanding What are her achievements in life? Applying What makes her so successful? Analysing Why is she different from other singers and athletes? Evaluating In what ways are athletes or singers contributing to the progress of a nation / country? Creating If you were a singer, what would you do to become an international artiste? TOPIC : Social Issues (MalaysianAbusive Parents in Sweden) LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What are the names of the children who were abused? Understanding Why were the children abused? Applying What would you do as the child if you were in the situation? Analysing How are the child’s parents different or similar from yours? Evaluating Will the children suffer emotional scars in the future? Explain. Creating Write a letter to the abused children, advising / motivating them. TOPIC : Environment LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering When is earth day? Understanding Why do we celebrate earth day? Applying What can we do to protect the environment? Analysing Do you see any changes in the weather? Why? Evaluating Why do you think people are not paying enough attention to the environment? Creating Design an environmental friendly home. TOPIC : Poem : Heir Conditioning LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Name one persona in the poem Understanding From the first stanza, what can the persona not live without? Applying List the problems the present generations are facing. Analysing Which phrase in the poem shows that the grandfather is being sarcastic? Evaluating Other than air-conditioners, faxes and electric fans, what are the other items that you cannot live without? List them down. Creating In 50 years time, what are the gadgets your future grandchildren will be using?
  4. 4. TOPIC : Short Story : QWERTYUIOP LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What is the name of the company that Lucy works in? What happens when Lucy starts to type a letter? Understanding Explain the reason why the spirits of Miss Broome haunts the typewriter. Applying Which incident illustrates Lucy’s determination to stay on as a typist in Ross & Bannister’s? Analysing How does the situation of Miss Broome change Lucy’s perception towards her uncle, Bert? Evaluating What would you do if you were in Lucy’s shoes confronting Miss Broome’s spirit? Creating What would happen if Miss Broome’s spirit does not want to go away? Roleplay Lucy’s and Miss Broomme’s characters. TOPIC : Poem : In the Midst of Hardship LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What was the colour of the buffalo? Understanding Why did the parents search for the buffalo? Applying If you were the parent, would you search for the buffalo in the flood? Analysing Why were the family still happy even though they could not find the buffalo? Evaluating In your opinion, what are the principles of this family? Evaluate the actions of the family, should the parents risk their lives in search of the buffalo? Creating Plan an evacuation system so that animals can be saved during natural disasters. Create a warning signal. TOPIC : Places of Interest LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering What is the most interesting place you have been to? Understanding Can you describe the place that you find interesting? Applying What makes people visit this place? Analysing Can you compare or explain the differences of the weather / climate of this place to another place? Evaluating Which place do you prefer? Explain. Creating What are your feelings if you were given a chance to live in this place? How would you promote this place? TOPIC : Poem : Mr Nobody LEVEL QUESTIONS / ACTIVITIES Remembering Who is as quiet as a mouse? Understanding Can you explain the characteristics of Mr Nobody? Applying What are the mischiefs that Mr Nobody has done in the house? Analysing Have you ever done similar mischiefs that is done by mr Nobody? Evaluating Is it appropriate to behave like Mr Nobody? Give reasons for your answer. Creating What would you say to Mr Nobody if you were to meet him?

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